Shropshire based wheeled bin manufacturer, Craemer UK, are members of the local Environmental group, BESST (Business Environmental Support Scheme for Telford) and were recently nominated alongside many other credible organisations for a BESST Sustainable Business Award.
Has he been? I’m beginning to think that the waste industry is on Santa’s naughty list as the long awaited strategy has yet to be delivered, and also starting to wonder if it will be here in time for Christmas, let alone 2018.
Providing clear communications about what and how they can recycle is never more timely than at Christmas. From piles of wrapping paper to all the additional glass bottles, our recycling bins are bursting at the seams and consumers will be looking for information about what to do with it.
I attended a meeting on 12th November with the CIWM, Charity Retail Association (CRA), Textiles Recycling Association (TRA) to look at Health & Safety in the textiles recycling industry. I was not previously aware of this group or the sterling work they were currently involved with.
With the government’s new Waste Strategy approaching, big changes are expected for waste producers. In the meantime, many retailers and manufacturers are pre-empting legislative changes by teaming up to push the boundaries through the UK’s voluntary Plastic Pact agreement.